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Globally Harmonized System Occupational Safety and Health Administration

What To Expect From OSHA In 2016 And Beyond …

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

The New Year is here and with that comes yet another year of enhanced OSHA enforcement and new OSHA regulations. Further, due to the upcoming end of President Obama’s time in office , questions exist as to whether OSHA will...more

U.S. OSHA and Health Canada continue “partnership” to coordinate labelling and classification of hazardous chemicals, implement...

by Dentons on

Health Canada and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have announced that they will “continue their partnership” to “align United States and Canadian regulatory approaches regarding labelling and...more

OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Deadline Fast Approaching – Say Hello to New Safety Data Sheets

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

It seems like so long ago (just over three years, to be exact) that OSHA revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of...more

Are there Hazardous Chemicals in the Office?

by Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP on

We recently posted information concerning OSHA’s new training requirements that are designed to align its Hazard Communication Standard with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of...more

OSHA Modifies Hazardous Communication Standard to Conform to UN GHS

by BakerHostetler on

In 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) modified its existing Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) (29 CFR 1919.1200) to conform with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of...more

OSHA's New Hazard Communication Standard: Employers Are Required To Provide Training To Employees By December 1, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) that is designed to enhance employee health and safety by aligning the classification and labeling of chemicals in...more

OSHA Takes the “M” Out of MSDS and Changes Chemical Labeling Requirements

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

In 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) revised the Hazard Communication System (“HCS”) and other regulations to conform them to the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and...more

New OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Requires Re-labeling Employee Training and Other Steps

by Reed Smith on

Chemical manufacturers, distributors and employers of all types need to take note of new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements contained in OSHA’s recently modified hazard communication standard...more

OSHA Modifies Hazard Communication Standard

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) groundbreaking revisions to the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) are now final. OSHA’s central purpose in making its major modifications is to align the HCS with...more

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